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The Global Food Safety Conference Leads Industry in Tackling Future Challenges Press Release 01 Mar 2016 The Global Food Safety Conference Leads Industry in Tackling Future Challenges BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – This week, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is bringing together 1,000 leading food safety specialists in Berlin for the 15th annual Global Food Safety Conference (GFSC). Gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel from Monday 29th February to Thursday 3rd March, food safety and industry experts from over 60 countries are […]
GFSI and UNIDO Move Forward on a Strategic Cooperation for Far-Reaching Food Safety Capacity Building Press Release 01 Mar 2016 GFSI and UNIDO Move Forward on a Strategic Cooperation for Far-Reaching Food Safety Capacity Building BERLIN, 1st March 2016 – In an exciting move for the food industry, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) are expanding a long-term collaboration into a formal strategic partnership for large-scale capacity building programmes.   Building a fitting partnership UNIDO is giving full attention to food safety as […]
CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference News Update 05 Nov 2020 Product Data CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference The CGF is delighted to have partnered with SCM-ECR Laboratory in the organisation of their annual conference that took place virtually on 22-23 of October, and to have contributed to the discussions on the Management of Digitisation in Supply Chain with Shoppers and Users. The conference, moderated by Professor Virgil Popa, Ph.D., Valahia University of […]
CGF Forced Labour Initiative Welcomed at Meeting with Pope Francis Press Release 19 Jan 2017 CGF Forced Labour Initiative Welcomed at Meeting with Pope Francis The Consumer Goods Forum key contributor to event that brought together leaders in business, international institutions, academia, faiths, the media and civil society Roundtable had strong endorsement from the Vatican, including an audience with His Holiness, Pope Francis PARIS, 19th January 2017 – On 13th and 14th January, Peter Freedman, Managing Director of The Consumer Goods Forum […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives Press Release 07 Apr 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Coalition on Collaboration for Healthier Lives PARIS, 7th April 2020 — The Consumer Goods Forum (“CGF”) has today launched its Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action (the “Coalition”) as part of a new  global strategy to help its members drive more impactful collaborations that benefit both people and planet and seize the opportunities offered by purpose-driven business models. Its mission […]
Press Release 03 Nov 2015 GFSI and UNIDO Unite in a New Commitment to Boost Development and Scale Up Food Safety Capacity Building This announcement came as part of the opening ceremony of the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China, where over 300 food safety specialists are gathered today to learn how to leverage GFSI to meet China food safety challenges amidst current regulatory changes. Joining Forces to Address a Shared Responsibility Within this new partnership, GFSI and […]
Preparing for the Future of Food Safety: A Forward-Thinking GFSI Conference 2019 Press Release 28 Feb 2019 Food Safety Preparing for the Future of Food Safety: A Forward-Thinking GFSI Conference 2019 NICE, France, 28th February 2019 — The 18th edition of the GFSI Conference drew to a close this afternoon, after four days packed with insights, productive conversations and opportunities to connect. The event attracted over 1,000 delegates, who represented more than 60 countries and spanned the food industry, academia and the public sector, making it the largest event […]
Is it Working? A Closer Look at Our Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark Blog 16 Oct 2020 Health & Wellness Is it Working? A Closer Look at Our Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK Initiative in the London Boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark In the UK, despite a world-renowned public health system, being healthy can be difficult for some. The COVID-19 lockdown hasn’t helped, as a lack of physical movement, school closures and limited access to healthy snacks has led to children gaining weight even faster, as highlighted in a recent article in The Times. Childhood obesity is […]
‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign News Update 03 Jul 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives ‘On s’y met’, The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Initiative in France, Shares Learnings from Its Very First Geotargeted Collaborative Digital Campaign Following the recent launch of two local CHL reports, the UK and China, the French team have today published their digital report, focusing on the initial learnings from the very first geotargeted collaborative digital campaign, nudging consumers towards healthier behaviours. ‘On s’y met’ was launched in September 2019 with more than 25 companies joining forces […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Its Action on Sustainable Supply Chains Through GSCP Integration Press Release 27 Jul 2016 The Consumer Goods Forum Strengthens Its Action on Sustainable Supply Chains Through GSCP Integration GSCP integration to help drive CGF forced labour resolution; GSCP members to benefit and help support CGF work   PARIS, 27th July 2016 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today announced that the Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP), a programme dedicated to developing more sustainable supply chains and already hosted by the CGF, will […]
Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference Press Release 06 Mar 2018 Food Safety Global Food Safety Conference 2018: Public-Private Partnerships in the Spotlight at Kick-off Press Conference 1,200 delegates from 52 countries attend the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokyo, 5th-8th March, organised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Key focus of this year’s press conference is the importance of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) A series of key announcements set the agenda for the year ahead in food safety   TOKYO, […]
GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building Press Release 15 Jun 2016 GFSI and UNIDO Sign MoU to Solidify Strategic Partnership for Food Safety Capability Building CAPE TOWN, 15th June 2016 – Today amidst a gathering of the world’s consumer goods industry leaders at the CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to a large-scale partnership for […]
GFSI Applauds New Canadian Policy on Private Certification of Food Facilities Press Release 03 Feb 2016 GFSI Applauds New Canadian Policy on Private Certification of Food Facilities Policy Recognises Growing Food Safety Collaboration among Government, Industry and Consumers   PARIS, 5th February 2016 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) applauds the new Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) policy on private certification schemes used by food facilities that was announced this week in Ottawa. The CFIA acknowledges that private certification schemes, including […]
Press Release 03 Nov 2015 Leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative to Meet China Food Safety Challenges 300 Food Safety Specialists Gather in Beijing as New Law Comes Into Effect; 3 New Public-Private Partnerships Announced   BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – Today over 300 top food safety executives from China and the rest of the world are gathered in Beijing for the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China. One month after China’s […]
Press Release 03 Nov 2015 GFSI Embarks on Public-Private Partnership with China’s CNCA to Accelerate Food Safety Development BEIJING, 3 November 2015 – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today announces a new public-private partnership with the Chinese government as part of its commitment to leadership in driving food safety on the global, regional and local stage. China is a key link in the global food safety chain and the Chinese government have […]
Press Release 03 Nov 2015 GFSI and CNHFA Join Forces in a New Public-Private Partnership to Take Food Safety to the Next Level in China GFSI and the CNHFA announced the MoU for this public-private partnership at the 4th annual GFSI Focus Day China, November 3rd in Beijing. Local Implementation of a Global Mission Food safety is a global issue which needs to be addressed locally. To do so, GFSI, the leading collaboration initiative on food safety initiated by the […]